Seagate Barracuda 2TB hard drive review Antonis Sapanidis .

Today I will be taking a quick look on the Seagate 2TB barracuda hard drive. So lets find out how it performs.

Today I will be taking a quick look on the Seagate 2TB barracuda hard drive. So lets find out how it performs.

Seagate Barracuda 2TB hard drive review

Posted 18 April 2017 13:01 CEST by Antonis Sapanidis

 

Review: Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD

Reviewed by: Antonis Sapanidis

 

 

 

There comes a time when your hard drive start to warn you that it is about to fail, and if the drive is almost seven years old you might be okay with that, but at least you know that the drive has had a useful lifespan. However sometimes things don’t go as planned, and you might have a hard drive that is almost seven years old but less than 1600 hours use. Everything gets more complicated when that drive spent most of its life sitting idle, so it's time to update and try to save any data that you can from that dying drive. I went out therefore and start looking for a new drive. I didn’t want to spend too much money on a hard drive, as I would prefer to spend it on a monitor or a new graphics card, so the drive needed to be affordable, and it was also required to have similar capacity to the previous drive. For me therefore, the best value to performance appeared to be the Seagate Barracuda 2TB, so I went and purchased this hard drive.

So let's start this review by taking a quick look at the packaging and its contents, followed by some benchmarks.

Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD

As always, I will start this review by taking a quick look at the package and the contents that are included, but in this case there isn’t anything to show, only the hard drive.

Seagate Barracuda front side

Here is a look at the front of the Seagate Barracuda HDD.

Seagate Barracuda backside

Also the rear of the hard drive.

 

Specifications of the Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD

Seagate Barracuda specifications

The specifications of the Seagate Barracuda hard drive as can be found in this PDF.

CrystalDiskInfo

Seagate Barracuda Crystal Disk Info

In the above screenshot we can see all the available info for the Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD.

 

Let’s head to the next page where we take a look at our testing methods and the review PC.

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